Contrasts

Between all the house restoration work, I had time to do another painting. When doing a full house restoration we really start from the bottom, removing everything what was added to the original structure of house, leaving us with bare walls, without floors and ceilings, left with the rough, basic foundation. When we are done ...

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Storage for my paintings

Space to store my paintings wasn’t a real problem as I nearly sold everything after a short while, but not all, of course 😉 Those paintings which are still with me I put back in big cartons and shuffled them around in our cave. But then, we had a water problem and it was just ...

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A new painting

After a long pause, caused by a water damage in my little atelier and due to lots of renovation work, I started painting again. This time, I layered oil paints over ash and washed them away again and again to create subtle effects. It’s a play of appearing and disappearing, of strong presence and nebulous ...

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Toute petite

After a long break, I painted a little bit again yesterday. Well, it was more of a few exercises to try out some new materials and a different format. Everything should be very small, at max. 5 x 7 cm. And that was and still is the biggest challenge for me, because painting in such small ...

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J’expose à La Palme

J’ai Ă©tĂ© invitĂ© Ă  montrer certaines de mes peintures Ă  l’exposition annuelle de l’association d’art L’Atelier Ă  La Palme. L’association a Ă©tĂ© crĂ©Ă© en 2012 par des personnes intĂ©ressĂ©es par l’art. Ils offrent des ateliers mensuels oĂč vous pouvez apprendre les diffĂ©rentes techniques artistiques, allant de la peinture Aquarelle Ă  la cĂ©ramique Raku. Ces ateliers ...

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J’expose à La Palme

J’ai Ă©tĂ© invitĂ© Ă  montrer certaines de mes peintures Ă  l’exposition annuelle de l’association d’art L’Atelier Ă  La Palme. L’association a Ă©tĂ© crĂ©Ă© en 2012 par des personnes intĂ©ressĂ©es par l’art. Ils offrent des ateliers mensuels oĂč vous pouvez apprendre les diffĂ©rentes techniques artistiques, allant de la peinture Aquarelle Ă  la cĂ©ramique Raku. Ces ateliers ...

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Kunst & Kommerz II

Vor zwei Wochen habe ich ja eine Lösung erhalten um einfach mit Kaufinteressenten in Kontakt zu kommen und nun sieht man auch auf der Portfolio Seite sofort, welche Bilder noch kĂ€uflich sind. Ein Bild, welches bereits verkauft ist, ist mit “Sold” markiert, wenn man mit der Maus darĂŒber fĂ€hrt. Alle anderen Bilder sind demnach noch ...

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Random Order

For this painting I left a bit my usual way of mixing natural pigments with different media to create in-depth nuances of one or two colours. Here I just used gesso and mixed it with ash and metallic silver paint. This melange resulted into something very organic, with wonderful, random structures and colours. To me, ...

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Steadiness

Making that painting was a real struggle for me, on the one hand technically and on the other hand emotionally. I used different blue pigments in different solvents which still reacted with each other long time after I decided the painting is ready, but not in the desired way. The components changed colours and structures ...

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Ochres from Roussillon

There are places in this world, I have to go there again and again and so I went last Friday. Roussillon, more precisely, the Conservatoire des ocres et de la couleur is such a place. Here I learned all the old techniques of wall plastering, here I always buy pigments and tools for my paintings ...

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